Monthly Archives: May 2012

SLW Media Day Interview 19 – Geoff Hixson


The final Shangri La’ Wiffleball Media Day Interview from 2011 features the SLWAA President & Hall of Famer, Geoff Hixson.

The former commish and founding member of SLW shares his thoughts on the classic and the potential for Wifflegedden.

25 days until SLW 19.

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Happy Memorial Day!


26 days until the 19th Annual BJA SLW Classic!

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SLW Media Day Interview 18 – Seph Lietz


Shangri La’ Wiffleball Media Day Interview number 18 of 19 features the Chief Scientist of SLW, Seph Lietz.

The most recent Hall of Fame inductee and multi-time champion talks about the meaning of his team name along with his experience in the SLW Front Office.

Only one interview remains from 2011.

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2012 SLW Podcast Number Four


The Dude media blitz week continued with Jason Morgan appearing on his first podcast since June of 2011.  James Morton sat in studio with Geoff & Jaime Hixson for episode four of the 2012 podcast series.

Invites have been distributed and are due to the league office on Wednesday, May 23.  AS A REMINDER, at your earliest opportunity, email your jersey size, number and name requested to slwiffleball23@gmail.com so that order can be finalized as soon as possible.

This podcast is available through iTunes and streaming is available from the podcast page

Questions for future podcasts can be submitted to slwiffleball23@gmail.com or via the SLW social network pages (facebook & Twitter).

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SLW Heads National Wiffleball Ranking Top-5


Check out the full article here:  http://www.nationalwiffleballrankings.com/12SkibbeLongestTenureLeagues.htm

Excerpt from the column:
#1 – Shangri La’ Wiffleball Est. 1994

Celebrating it’s 19th season, one season away from a historic 20th year, this league is considered to be the longest running in NWLA directory history. The SLW also has an Alumni Association that is an official non-profit, which lets it’s members give back to communities through the game of wiffleball. The association has over 50 members, and they have been working with organizations and youth everywhere. From 1994-2005 the SLW has no electronic records of results or stats but calls these mystery years a “thing of legend” passed only by word of mouth. Like the Skibbe Wiffleball League, this league has perfected the tournament style of play during one weekend in the summer. After some initial research though, it looks as if the SLW has always been running this way, not so much a season but always a tournament. They have perfected Media Day in a way I have never seen on any website and it is a great way to get to know the league and some of it’s history and players. With two months to go until their 19th season begins, I can’t help but think what will this league have in store for the historic 20th Anniversary Season on the horizon. Wifflers everywhere should take note and I know I speak on behalf of many leagues when I say congratulations on an incredible history. Keep going SLW! If you can do it for this long, it gives hope to all those just starting out. SLW history

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SLW Media Day Interview 17 – Jason “Dude” Morgan


Shangri La’ Wiffleball Media Day Interview number 17 of 19 features the voice of SLW, Jason “Dude” Morgan.

The 2011 champion talks about how he got involved in the event and the potential that future family vacations will impact his attendance at the event.

Two  interviews are left from 2011.

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